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The iPad 5 release date is set for Sept. of 2013, according to a new report.
Business Insider recently published Apple's roadmap for device launches next year which showed that both a new iPhone and iPad will arrive in the fall of next year.
"iPhone 5S, a "modest upgrade" from the iPhone 5. The iPad Mini gets a specs bump, and we get a new iPad, which is totally redesigned to look more like the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini," wrote the publication.
Business Insider also reported on the upcoming iPad Mini with a Retina display that Apple will launch in March of next year alongside the little Apple TV box which will accept apps from developers and some sort of iTunes radio product.
Apple will most likely introduce iOS 7 and OSX as well as MacBook Airs that will feature Retina displays in June of next year.
Finally in Nov. 2013, an Apple TV will come out that should cost between $1,500-$2,000 that will come in versions from 42-inches to 55-inches.
DigiTimes recently reported that Apple will introduce its next generation iPad and iPhone series around the middle of next year.
The report also stated that the release of the next iPhone will boost demand for ICs communications related chips during the latter half of the first quarter. Component orders from Apple are expected to rise again between March and April, according to industry insiders.
Another report from the Commercial Times had stated that the iPhone 5S will launch during the first half of 2013.
The article was translated and reveals Apple's plan for 2013.
"Apple against Samsung quietly trial production, December edition iPhone (rumored iPhone 5S) of 5 to 10 million units in the first trial production point of view, forecast massive shipment of the first quarter of next year," read the report.
"The industry pointed out that Apple's new machine together, the new version of the iPhone, iPad and iTV in the first half of next year will be launched, including in low-priced products are also expected to debut, breaking Apple over the years, the practice of the year a new machine," continued Commercial Times.